Family: SMTP problems --> Category: mixed
HELO overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks if the remote mail server can be used to send anonymous mail
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote SMTP server seems to allow remote users to
send mail anonymously by providing arguments that are
too long to the HELO command (more than 1024 chars).
This problem may allow malicious users to send hate
mail or threatening mail using your server,
and keep their anonymity.
Threat Level: Low
Solution : If you are using sendmail, upgrade to
version 8.9.x or newer. If you do not run sendmail, contact
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.